Dominique Strauss-Kahn, The IMF and the Rape of Africa

Posted by on May 27, 2011 in New Projects

By Mark Kaufman New piece on the alleged rape of a maid by DSK at the Sofitel in NYC at my old stomping grounds The Stranger, Link to original article here. An aside. The week this happened I was in New York staying across the street from the Sofitel (at the seriously more downscale, yet […] Update

Posted by on Apr 15, 2010 in New Projects

By Mark Kaufman Very pleased to announce an update on the portrait commission that I posted about last month for designer and musician Aaron Edge. Mr. E has a new website that features my illustration very prominently. Please head over to on the double.

Workin’ for the Weekend

Posted by on Jul 10, 2009 in New Projects

By Mark Kaufman Here’s one of a series of graphic icons I did this week. And now I am going to go and celebrate another productive week with a cool, refreshing drink…make it a double bartender.

Building Boom+Bust

Posted by on Mar 25, 2009 in New Projects

By Mark Kaufman Recent illustration that went with an article on the condominium construction boom in Seattle, and the current bust of actually putting people in those units. C’mon people always be closing! Anyway, a different style for me, clean and stark to match the mood.

Seattle P-i Seeking Closure

Posted by on Mar 5, 2009 in New Projects

Detail of cutaway illustration of the iconic Seattle P-i globe.By Mark Kaufman The state of the newspaper business is in shambles. Here’s an example, above is a detail from an illustration I did for The Stranger an alt-weekly newspaper. You can find the article and the complete illustration of my take on the inner workings […]

My Little Ponies. My Strange Little Ponies.

Posted by on Dec 20, 2008 in New Projects

By Mark Kaufman I am proud to say that I get called in on the strange ones, the odd stories, as my dad might say, “the weirdies”. This is an illustration I did for an article on the strange world of pony fetishists. Enjoy.

Rock & Roll Jesus

Posted by on Nov 20, 2008 in New Projects

By Mark Kaufman New spot for a story about a fundamentalist Christian church that has set up shop at a rock & roll club.

Gay Marriage in Cali

Posted by on Jun 30, 2008 in New Projects

By Mark KaufmanFresh illustration that is running in the Queer issue of the Stranger. This drawing accompanies the introduction which offers advice to same sex couples going to California to get married. 

Illustrations for Hellvetika

Posted by on May 14, 2008 in New Projects

By Mark KaufmanRecent illustration work I did for Hellvetika, a solo project of musician, and designer Aaron Edge.

Thirty Days in the Hole: Rayon Undies 49¢

Posted by on Apr 15, 2008 in New Projects

By Mark Kaufman Speaking to someone regarding my blog a while ago and the question came up whether the work tossed up on my blog is for clients, is it personal, is it specifically for the blog? Great question. For the most part I have been posting client projects, an occasional piece from my archives, […]

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